CP+ 2018 Camera & Photo Imaging Show takes place at the Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall, Japan from the 1st March to 4th March 2018. Organised by the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA), CP+ is a leading comprehensive camera and imaging exhibition with a history of nine years since moving to the cosmopolitan city of Yokohama, with more than 50 years since the years of the Japan Camera Show.
The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the following new product introductions to the 2018 Spring Lens Series:
SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art
Stunning resolution and clarity for a breathtaking visual experience
—a razor-sharp macro lens joins the Art line
The new SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art lens is designed to prioritize optical performance. In the standard to mid-telephoto range, it delivers stunning resolution and incredible clarity that greatly exceed expectations for a macro lens. Photography enthusiasts will recall a certain legendary, razor-sharp macro lens—the SIGMA MACRO 70mm F2.8 EX DG—and be glad to learn it is available in a new form, updated with outstanding Art line quality.
SIGMA 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art
The ultimate 14-24mm wide-aperture zoom lens.
SIGMA is introducing the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art as the ultimate ultra-wide-angle zoom. While minimizing distortion, this lens offers outstanding F2.8 brightness throughout the zoom range and delivers top-level image quality at every focal length and every shooting distance. For these reasons, it is the definitive wide-aperture ultra-wide-angle zoom lens.
SIGMA 105mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art
Introducing the “bokeh master”
—featuring incredible resolution and designed for full-frame sensors, this is the longest focal length of the Art line’s F1.4 lenses
Since introducing its first SIGMA Global Vision F1.4 lens in 2012, the 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art, SIGMA has been adding wide-aperture F1.4 options to the lineup. SIGMA has designed all of these lenses to offer minimal optical aberration and deliver incredible resolution and stunning contrast. The SIGMA 105mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art has earned its place as the flagship of the F1.4 Art line lenses, prioritizing image quality above all to fulfill the promise of the line, delivering truly amazing optical performance.
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SIGMA launches seven interchangeable Art lenses for Sony E-mount cameras with full-frame sensors
While offering the same high-performance optical design as other lenses in the Art line, the new Sony E-mount models will feature a newly developed control algorithm that optimizes the autofocus drive and maximizes the data transmission speed. In addition, these lenses will be compatible with Sony’s Continuous AF (AF-C) and high-speed autofocus, which are not addressed by MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11.
The lineup will include the Art line set of seven prime lenses covering 14mm to 135mm. It will also include two models that SIGMA will be exhibiting at CP+ 2018: 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art and 105mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art (launch date TBD). Further, SIGMA plans to introduce additional Sony E-mount models in the Art line going forward.
SIGMA releases the interchangeable lens firmware version 2.00 for Canon digital cameras with Lens Aberration Correction
The new firmware version 2.00 makes SIGMA GLOBAL VISION interchangeable lenses for Canon mount compatible with Canon Lens Aberration Correction function. Matching the optical characteristics of the lens, this function perform in-camera corrections of peripheral illumination, chromatic aberrations, distortion, and more. In addition, by turning Lens Aberration Correction on and before taking photographs, users can prevent certain image and operation errors from occurring.
* This function is not available on all Canon cameras. Further, available corrections may vary by Canon camera model.